Discovering the works of Crivelli brothers in the Marche region.
It deals with two of the most refined interpreter of the fifteenth-century painting, who influenced the art of our region a lot. They are active along the waterway, which artistically connected the gulf of Venice, Dalmazia and the Marche region for long time.
The artistic beginning of Carlo Crivelli in the Marche is the polyptych of Massa Fermana of 1468. After this date the painter stayed here since his death, where he was the protagonist of a long artistic season in
which he introduced innovative iconographic and spatial solutions meeting the approval of various customers.
Younger than his brother Carlo for a few years, Vittore Crivelli was the master of a workshop in Zara, where he stayed more than Carlo, at least until 1476. In Zara, he had a close commercial and cultural relationship with the Adriatic coast and painted a big number of works. Today these works are preserved in many museums of the world (New York, Zagabria, Vienna, Mosca ecc.) and show the “padovana-mantegnesca” manner with which it formed.
Once arrived in the Marche, they divided the respective influence areas: Carlo worked above all in Ascoli, while Vittore in Fermo.
The works of Crivelli brothers in the Marche region
Visit with the guide to the paintings of the Crivelli brothers in the following towns:
The province of Macerata
MONTE SAN MARTINO
The province of Fermo
SANT’ELPIDIO A MARE
The province of Ascoli Piceno
The province of Ancona